25"Now therefore, O LORD, the God of Israel, keep with Your servantDavid my father that which You have apromised him, saying, 'b1You shall not lack a man to sit on the throne of Israel, ifonly your sonstakeheed to their way to walkbefore Me as you have walked.'
26"Now therefore, O God of Israel, let Your word, I pray, be confirmed2which You have spoken to Your servant, my fatherDavid.
"But will Godindeeddwell on the earth? Behold, 3heaven and the chighestheavencannotcontain You, howmuchlessthishousewhich I have built!
"Yet haveregard to the 4prayer of Your servant and to his supplication, O LORD my God, to listen to the cry and to the prayerwhich Your servantpraysbefore You today;
295that Your eyes may be opentowardthishousenight and day, toward6the place of which You have said, 'My name shall be there,' to listen to the prayerwhich Your servant shall praytowardthisplace.